natural language processingcomputing dictionary

<artificial intelligence> (NLP) Computer understanding, analysis, manipulation, and/or generation of natural language.

This can refer to anything from fairly simple string-manipulation tasks like stemming, or building concordances of natural language texts, to higher-level AI-like tasks like processing user queries in natural language.

(01 Mar 1997)

natural language processingmedical dictionary

Computer processing of a language with rules that reflect and describe current usage rather than prescribed usage.

(12 Dec 1998)